Neutrality Ends

Neutrality Ends - unarmed American merchant vessels....

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Neutrality Ends Wilson attempts to stay neutral, sending his friend Colonel  House…giving a speech on January 22, 1917 eloquently calling  for “peace without victory”…. On January 31, 1917, Germany announces…they will wage  unrestricted submarine warfare,…why the change? Wilson ended diplomatic relations with Germany, but…. March 1, the Zimmerman note was intercepted by British  Intelligence and published…Arthur Zimmerman and it outlined a  plan During the first two weeks of March, German U-boats sank 4 
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Unformatted text preview: unarmed American merchant vessels. Americans were furious, simultaneously, revolution had occurred in Russia, removing the tsars, and later that year, another revolution would occur- the Bolshevik Revolution under Vladimir Lenin would occur in Russia, and he would pull hi troops out of this capitalistic war in March of 1918 On April 2, 1917, Wilson asked Congress for a declaration of war, claiming this was a war to end warCongress did so on April 6, 1917....
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